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  1. Returning to an old topic--Gaza and the vaccine

    We have even more evidence that the flap about the expiration dates was garbage:

    https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/23/reluctance-and-distrust-defome-vaccine-attitudes-in-gaza

    They've got a...
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    The basic problem with infection-granted...

    This is not what I've heard second hand from my Doctor source on the subject, who is a literal Dr. Know-it-all. He indicated that those infected would likely have the best immunity compared to those...
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    Well, fortunately I have a stockpile of shoes. ...

    Well, fortunately I have a stockpile of shoes. (Nothing to do with Covid, it's just that it's so hard to find shoes that do fit that I tend to stockpile when I find comfortable ones.)



    Yup,...
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    The IRS certainly didn't say that because the IRS...

    According to ProPublica, Bezos managed to not pay any taxes some years:
    ...
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    1) HIV can be driven to undetectable levels--but...

    Doesn't mean it can't hide out in the body.[/QUOTE]
    To hide it have to embed itself into genome and stay dormant, otherwise it's active and you are sick or at least viral load positive.
    Hiding in...
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    No, you have missed the implications of your...

    So you want to live in a world without powered flight, not merely a world without reusable spacecraft.[/QUOTE]


    You may have missed the point. In fact you have.[/QUOTE]

    No, you have missed...
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    Yup--accessory before the fact. He does have...

    Here in the US in many jurisdiction the driver would still be charged, even without mens rea.

    I remember reading a story about a guy that let a couple friends use his car. The friends went to do a...
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    The getaway driver chose to participate in a...

    If they don't know it's to be a holdup they're not guilty. (It has happened on occasion.)

    What I have no problem with is holding the getaway driver equally culpable for whatever happens in the...
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    But you said the shareholders have to pay. They...

    That's not how it works--the shareholders only "pay" in that the value of their shares is reduced by however much the company pays the injured person. Without this legal firewall large companies are...
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    No, but it is a Hollywood scene. The blast...

    Because Hollywood movies teach us that only good guys survive explosions, and Palestinians can't be good guys?[/QUOTE]

    No, but it is a Hollywood scene.

    The blast force to kill is less than the...
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    It's only now that what they are talking about...

    It's only now that what they are talking about with preemptive vaccine development is even possible, this isn't a case of finally getting serious about it.

    In the past vaccines could only be...
  12. Every so often we see a case in the news where...

    That is such a bizarre scenario for a simple vaccine.

    I know a lot of crazy people are making it into more than what it is.[/QUOTE]

    Every so often we see a case in the news where it's pretty...
  13. Exactly. The people with any access to his...

    Exactly. The people with any access to his medical records can neither confirm nor deny because of this.



    I never said there was a problem. I'm only saying that just because he talked about...
  14. Police already walk into hot scenes because of...

    This is a prediction on your part.[/QUOTE]

    Police already walk into hot scenes because of this. Replacing cops with social workers won't change the problem.
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    China cuts corners on everything. The surprise...

    Chinese it's clear--cut corners on safety.[/QUOTE]

    I have seen no evidence of that, in the nuclear power industry.

    And even if it were true, it wouldn't explain South Korea's success.[/QUOTE]...
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    Why HRW is untrustworthy

    https://www.hrw.org/news/2021/07/27/gaza-apparent-war-crimes-during-may-fighting

    From their own report:



    This couldn't have happened. If HRW had competent people they would know it's a...
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    The horse was already over the hills

    https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/15/health/coronavirus-all-of-us-blood-survey/index.html

    Covid was already in the US in 2019--before even China was aware of it. Nothing China did makes much of any...
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    It's not about discoveries. It's about large,...

    It's not about discoveries. It's about large, expensive research projects. Nobody makes a reusable spacecraft in their garage. SpaceX has released a video of landing mishaps before they got good...
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    Backwards, you have it. In private enterprise...

    Backwards, you have it.

    In private enterprise you get power by making good decisions.

    Getting elected to public office has very little to do with ability to lead well. It's about charisma and...
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    That's not how it works--the shareholders only...

    That's not how it works--the shareholders only "pay" in that the value of their shares is reduced by however much the company pays the injured person. Without this legal firewall large companies are...
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    If they don't know it's to be a holdup they're...

    Saying that doesn't make it so.

    Collective blame implies wrongdoing on part of individuals who have done nothing wrong.[/QUOTE] Not to those who can actually think.

    BTW, you have no problem...
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    So you want to live in a world without powered...

    So you want to live in a world without powered flight, not merely a world without reusable spacecraft.
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    We had "91%" with loopholes you could drive a 18...

    I agree that wealth inequality is an increasing problem, and that limiting giga-fortunes with a wealth tax may be a good idea. And I'd like to see a return of labor union power in the U.S. And I...
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    It doesn't change the fact that you're playing...

    That doesn't refute his argument.[/QUOTE]

    Maybe not in an authoritarian State, but in a representative democracy, it does should.[/QUOTE]

    It doesn't change the fact that you're playing...
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    Preaching in response to a statement that your...

    You take this as an assertion but you refuse to consider the costs of your approach. That's the hallmark of religion.[/QUOTE]

    Not true, higher pay rates for workers stimulates the economy, more...
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